storage aggregate efficiency cross-volume-dedupe start

Starts the cross volume background deduplication on an aggregate

Availability: This command is available to cluster administrators at the admin privilege level.

Description

The storage aggregate cross-volume-dedupe start command is used to start cross volume background deduplication on an aggregate.

Parameters

-aggregate <aggregate name> - Aggregate
This specifies the aggregate on which cross volume background deduplication should be started. If no aggregate is specified then it will start on all aggregates
[-scan-old-data | -s [true]] - Scan Old Data
This option processes all the existing data on all volumes on the aggregate. It prompts for user confirmation before proceeding. Default value is false.

Examples

The following example displays information for starting cross volume background deduplication on aggregate "aggr1":

cluster:::> storage aggregate efficiency cross-volume-dedupe start -aggregate aggr1
The efficiency operation on aggregate "aggr1" has started.

cluster:::> storage aggregate efficiency cross-volume-dedupe start -aggregate aggr1 -scan-old-data true
The efficiency operation on aggregate "aggr1" has started.